I am coming to Jesus for rest (Webster)

I am coming to Jesus for rest (Webster)

Author: Joseph Philbrick Webster
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Joseph Philbrick Webster

Webster composed and performed popular music. He studied with Lowell Mason and was active musically in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, and directed a quartet company called the Euterpeans. In 1851, he moved to Madison, Indiana, followed by Chicago, Illinois (1855); Racine, Wisconsin (1856); and finally Elkhorn, Wisconsin (1859). Webster wrote over a thousand ballads and many hymns. His most famous secular song was his 1857 Lorena (words by Henry D. L. Webster). In its day, it was said to have been second in popularity only to Stephen Foster’s Suwanee River, and was sung by thousands of soldiers on both sides of the American civil war. An instrumental version appears in the 1939 film Gone with the Wind, when Scarlett O’Hara is m… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I am coming to Jesus for rest (Webster)
Author: Joseph Philbrick Webster
Refrain First Line: I believe Jesus saves
Publication Date: 1925
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1925.



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The Sheet Music of Heaven (Spiritual Song); The Mighty Triumphs of Sacred Song #d77

The Sheet Music of Heaven. The Mighty Triumphs of Sacred Song. 2nd ed. #d77

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